Company questions if it's source of rural water chemicals

HERALDCOURIER | December 30, 2016

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BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A company that once used a chemical in a Vermont factory that has been found in local private water systems is now questioning whether it is responsible for the contamination.

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